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5:30 on the east coast, 2:30 out west. this is "way too early." the show that's always unpredictable, but in the end, it's right. ♪ i hope you have the time of your life ♪ i'm ready to join greenday if they need it. good morning. it's tuesday, august 11th. a state of emergency after a second day of protests marking the anniversary of michael brown's death. more than a dozen arrests were made after protestors blocked the avenue in ferguson. the police department tweeting quote, officers are hit with rocks and bottles. we continue to support free
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speech but those ignore speech. protestors shut down the major interstate. it was closed in both directions as dozens of arrests were made there as well. let's bring in nbc's jay gray with the latest from ferguson. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. things have calmed down. there's frustration on both sides of the protest line after what was a difficult 24 hours in ferguson. there's a state of emergency in place now. more officers on the ground. officials in st. louis county saying they're not willing to take any chances when it comes to violence here. >> i think what is required in this situation is a proactive response. i think we need to get out ahead of this. last time you know around last year we saw a city burned.
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we are not going to see that again. i'm taking every measure possible to avoid that scenario. >> reporter: police say there was no looting, no shots fired overnight, much different from monday night when 18-year-old harris fired on police officers. he's still in critical condition in a local hospital. he has been charged and faces four counts of aggravated assault on law b enforcement, five counts of armed criminal action and one count of shooting at a motor vehicle. >> now back to you. jay from ferguson thanks. here he is in handcuffs on the front rage of this morning's "u.s.a. today." reports of two journalists arrested last year in mcdonald's in the protest were charged by st. louis county prosecutors. they were both charged with
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trespassing and interfering with a police officer. at the time, the police claim the two didn't leave the restaurant fast enough after being ordered to do so. now publications are coming to defense of their employees. "the washington post" statement said quote, charging a reporter with trespassing and interfering with a police officer when he was doing his job is outrageous. it appears donald trump has buried the hatchet with fox news for now. trump was under pressure to apologize to megyn kelly for remarks about her. yesterday trump said it was the other way around. >> she asked me an inappropriate question. she should be apologizing to me you want to know the truth. >> trump seemed ready to continue the feud. later yesterday morning, he tweeted this out. fox news producer just called. he's a great guy.
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he assures me trump will be treated fairly on fox news. hours later, megyn kelly responded. >> mr. donald trump did interviewsing interviews over the weekend that attacked me personally. i will not apologize for doing good journalism. i'll continue doing my job without fear or favor. mr. trump will continue with a successful campaign thus far. this is a business. it's time to move forward. >> the feud between rand paul and trump seems to be growing. paul issued a statement blasting trump as quote a fake conservative conservative. >> all the you're stupid kind of language doesn't get us anywhere. it also makes you think that the impeerousness that he's going to
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say i'm donald trump and therefore so my concern is he'll grab up that power and treat the country as his bully. that could be a real problem, particularly when we're not sure what is his philosophy. he said to "the wall street journal". i give politicians money so they do what the hell i tell them to do. that concerns me. that's what i don't like, politicians are bought and sold. many conservatives are upset with hillary clinton because she appears to sell access. my concern is a businessman like donald trump buying access. isn't that equal? and some say does the emperor have clothe or a brain, frankly? people are going to finally say, what is he saying when he says i must be smart because i'm rich? >> no surprise it didn't take
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donald trump long to respond. he tweeted this out. truly weird senator rand paul of kentucky reminds me of a spoiled brat without a properly functions brain. meanwhile, there's signs of financial trouble for rick perry's campaign. "the washington post" scooped there's no longer pay for his staff because the fundraising ran dry. he broke the news to his staff friday telling them they were free to go elsewhere. many have reported stuck with him as unpaid volunteers. the paper reports his super p.a.c. will help by picking up the slack. in 2007 john mccain was forced to slash dozens of workers when
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the campaign ran dry. it recovered and we know he took the party's nomination. in what could be a preview of general battle election in 2016, hillary clinton is going after rubio on the issue of rights. she says trump is not the only one that should be singled out. >> when one of the major candidates much younger man senator from florida, says there should be no exceptions for rape and incest that is as offensive and as troubling a comment as you can hear from a major candidate running for the presidency. so yes, i know it makes great tv. i think the guy went way overboard, offensive, outrageous, pick your adjective. what marco rubio said has as much impact in terms of where the republican is as anyone on
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that stage. >> marco rubio's campaign responded with this statement. quote, hillary clinton supports the abortion even at the stage when the unborn child can feel pain. she has defended partial birth abortions as a fundamental right. she supports funding planned parenthood even after they've been exposed for role in selling organs of unborn children. she supports using taxpayer money to pay for abortions overseas. hillary clinton holds rad kalt view kale -- radical views we look forward to showing in months to come. man considered the most influential jewish member of congress says the u.s. should restart talks with. >> some say the only answer to this is war. i don't believe so. i believe we should go back and try to get a better deal.
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the nations of the world should join us in that. we have something called secondary sanctions which got them to the table the first time and can be used again. this deal has too many flaws to support. this is a decision of conscious and my colleagues respect that as i respect their decisions of conscious. >> the senator is coming under fire for his stance. in fact president obama's former campaign manager and senior advisor tweeted, quote, mitch mcconnel will have a field day with this. schumer opposes the iran nuclear deal. a man is charged on terror related counts for allegedly trying to help organize a small army of isis fighters in new york and garden state. he is accused of traveling overseas with intent to join the terror group. two mississippi residents are
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also accused of trying to join isis. the two had a plan to get married in turkey and then cross over to syria. the couple was arrested at a mississippi airport saturday. they're due in federal court later today. let's turn to business ask and big news. two of the nation's big tech companies. steve is live in london. it's about the alphabet and google changes to operating structure there. what's the latest? >> same stuff for now ayman. now google has been replaced by this search engine alphabet. it's a broad restructuring. the holding company will be ran by brin and larry page. it will be called alphabet. google will be run by the new ceo of that. it's going to make the better disclosure, cleaner, more accountable, according to the group. so many interests including
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health care, driverless cars and googlex experimental labs and elsewhere. a consumer watchdog has said to the department of justice they shouldn't allow the merger of expedia and/or orbitz. consumer watchdog said this will enable it to impose higher fees on hotels. >> let me ask you about the china currency. the yen saw a drop. . >> it's down 6.2298. this is significant. a lot of people are worried about cur rendonrency wars.
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the concern is economy is slowing, export slowed. the stock market was in turmoil last month. they worried act the pace of growth in the economy. it's slowing too aggressively. they hope this gives big stimulus to exporters there. that said though there are concerns of what means on the other side. we'll have a trade war along the lines. >> we'll see how it plays out. live from london thanks for breaking it down for us. still ahead on "way too early," former clippers owner, sterling, is fighting back. and picking a fight. see what happened at practice leading to a scuffle with the team star quarterback cam newton. and a road flooding moves these parks cars. we'll have that and a check on weather when we come right back.
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3 million gallons of contaminated waste water accidentally released from epa flowed from colorado to in new mexico where governor martinez declared a state of emergency. the epa could not give assessment of potential harm to people testing by the agency found high levels of medalt tales including copper and lead. >> among the river, a state of emergency. 3 million zbalgallons of toxics have spread. for days t mustard glow winding downstream slowly clearing. >> tell us what's in the water. >> anger and frustration boiling over at community meetings because the epa, the very agency
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tasked with protecting the environment, triggered the breach during a clean-up. many get drinking and irrigation water from the river. >> i have a place in the valley now too. i live 100 yards away from the river. >> the soupy sludge has lead levels 3500 numbers higher than normal. copper and zink is also found. three ponds have been built to hold back the taint add water. >> you don't know what's going on at all. >> yellow ribbons are fading but pollutants are heading downstream toward arizona and grand canyon. >> many are bringing in their tap water to be tested while colorado parks and wild life department say fish in test traps are still alive, one good sign among the sea of worry.
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>> it makes me sick to my stomach. it's a tragedy. >> they hope to reopen this river next week. the long term damage here remains unclear. >> now officials say stretches of the river will remain closed through at least august 17th. >> let's get to sports headlines beginning with nfl training camp where scuffles among teammates are common and don't lead to major problems like here on this show. they don't normally include the quarterback. yesterday cam newton got in a fight with josh norman. during the return newton reportedly grabbed norman's helmet. norman responded knocking newton's helmet off. norman signed a contract and was pulled from the pile. newton was reportedly heard saying quote hit me again, and you'll know something.
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the former la clippers owner filed a lawsuit against tmz and former friend who led to the leak of his team. he says the recording in which he was heard making racial comments were violating. he said she or the website doctored his comments. this led to sale of his team. it was bought for $2 billion back then. golf's final major. pga begins this week. rory is back in action. he was sidelined due to an ankle injury he sustained playing with friends 4th of july. he's back now. >> i've played a lot of golf since. starting to hit balls feels good. i think the one thing for me was
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if short game was sharp. it feels better when i go at it hard. randy johnson inducted into baseball's hall of fame last month had his number retired over the weekend. the real prize, this made for johnson. cheddar jalapeno and bacon stuffed corn dog. my stomach churned a little bit. sorry about that. let's turn to weather and incredible pictures out of colorado. fast moving storms moved out in the colorado springs area. look at this video of flood waters carrying parked cars down the street. seconds later, we see another car roll ago longing ---ing rolling
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along. >> in that area still looking at scattered rain and thunderstorms. we have big rain along the east coast. an umbrella needed up and down i-95. this heavy rain from washington and philadelphia going to get scattered showers associated with this cold front. it sweeps from new england down to the gulf states. we are looking at a healthy amount of rain actually needed. flash flood in effect. this is a healthy dose of rain throughout today. eastern storms shown on future cast are going to push through this morning and another round will come in for the evening commute. looks like it will be a tough go for morning and evening rushes. today's forecast shows the heat.
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baking down to the south. one more day of extreme heat and then we'll get a bit of ia break. that's your tuesday forecast. >> thanks for that update. it's not the first time astronauts have grown first produce in space, but this is the first time they've tried to eat it. more on that coming up. more than a dozen of the u.s. members from the rowing team fall ill. was it something in the water or something they ate? want to start taking bets on this? >> it's the lettuce. ♪ ♪ before earning enough cash back from bank of america to buy a new gym bag. before earning 1% cash back everywhere, every time and 2% back at the grocery store. even before he got 3% back on gas. kenny used his bankamericard cash rewards credit card to join the wednesday night league. because he loves to play hoops. not jump through them.
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welcome back everyone. athletes around the world are gearing up for 2016 summer olympics in rio. this morning there are new concerns about the water quality at competition venues. for that our man, our olympic waste water correspond end is on the case. he's going to break it down for us. >> thank you ayman. not too good. the summer run didn't go well. 13 members of the u.s. team came down with stomach illness. independent analysis of water quality showed high levels of viruss and bacteria from human sewage in the olympic water venues including where the water competition took place. the women's coach said four other staff members suffered
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gastrointestinal symptoms. officials deny it was the water that made the americans sick and have not ruled out possibility it was something they ate. from that appetizing story speaking of eating we go to space. astronauts aboard the international space station were the first to taste vegetables grown in space this is the experimental growth system for growing plants in micro gravity environments. let's see a what the results are. >> cheers. >> that's awesome. >> good. tastes good. >> yeah. >> looks like the verdict was good. why wouldn't it be good? let's go to jimmy fallon. last night he was a lot like saturday night when he did "snl" style impersonation of donald
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trump. >> you're welcome. you're welcome. you're welcome. look i know everyone is all up in arms about the comments i made about megyn kelly after last week's gop debate which by the way, i won easily. i was fantastic, ratings were huge. >> i love that tan. that tan was perfect. nailed it. >> definitely nailed it. i don't know about the lettuce. >> you're terrific. >> not bad louis. you've got potential. that does it for me and "way too early." now mika for a preview of "t morning joe." >> check my stain gram. louis has a donald on there. he's pretty good. coming up hillary clinton uses a question about donald trump to slam the entire
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republican presidential field and calls out marco rubio. we'll have that battle. and trump and rand paul. the senator calls donald trump a fake conservative. how much longer can rick perry's campaign hang on after informing staff it can't pay them? we'll weigh in. and mccaskil and lever will weigh in. we'll talk about ferguson after another volatile night. that and more coming up next on "morning joe." ♪ ♪ moms know their family's mouths often need a helping hand. after brushing listerine® total care helps prevent cavities strengthens teeth and restores tooth enamel. it's an easy way to give listerine® total care to the total family. listerine® total care. one bottle, six benefits. power to your mouth™.
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